Build a Three Tiered Hanging Rope Planter

  I needed a planter to grow herbs in. But the problem with some herbs like mint, they like to sprawl and take over the garden. They can become invasive if you let them. So the answer for me was to either grow them in pots or elevate them off the ground. Since I have … Read more

Free Gardening e-Books

I love to read. I specifically love to read gardening books. But my appetite for knowledge can get quite expensive. Well, I’ve found a way around that. Ebooks. No longer do I have to shell out $20 every time I’m hungry for a good book. The past is full of great authors free for the … Read more

How To Grow A Square Tomato

I know what you’re thinking. “Where can I get the seeds for a square tomato”? Believe it or not, you can grow your own square tomato from any seed you have lying around. You’re not actually growing a genetically enhanced variety, you’re really just manipulating the tomato during its growing process. The process is simple. … Read more

Rooting Tomato Cuttings For Cloning

Rooting tomato cuttings is easy. Take a new growth or a sucker cutting a few inches long. Put the cutting in an inch or two of water. Within a week or two, you should see roots start to grow along the stem. When you see plenty of roots growing, remove the cutting from the water … Read more

Best Tomatoes To Grow Indoors

One question I get asked all the time is, “How can I grow tomatoes all year round?” First off, there is no secret to growing them, no magic potion or special elixir. If there was, I could never do it. Of course many factors come into play when growing tomatoes indoors, like the amount of … Read more

Germinating 10 Year Old Corn Seeds

I found some 10 year old corn seeds. So I decided to see just what my germination rate would be. I wrapped them in wet paper towels and left them for a few days. This video is my result.  

Build A Raised Bed For Free Out Of An Old Pallet

I ran out of gardening space. And since pallets are free, I decided to make some raised beds out of them. One thing to consider before you start. Make sure your pallets do not contain any chemicals. Look for the HT logo. It means heat treated. If it does not say HT, then don’t use … Read more